Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard Of Hearing – POST # 09053-0571

Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard Of Hearing 

This “Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing” course is designed to introduce learners to the deaf culture and present effective communication strategies with members of this community.   This course will increase your awareness and the necessity of all agency staff to effectively communicate with persons affected by hearing loss.

This eLearning course covers deaf culture, basic sign language for law enforcement, guidelines and tips for patrol and jail staff, legal responsibilities, and methods of communication will be introduced.   We will learn how to work with interpreters and learn ways we can all work together to effectively communicate.

Legal staff will cover what the expectations are of the staff with regard to the Americans With Disability Act, the Minnesota Human Rights Act and the Minnesota State Statutes.

MN POST 09053-0571
Credits:  Two (2) hours
General Credits

CLICK HERE for the course home page.